STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/27- JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
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by Stage Tube
Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!
Today in 1982, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opened at the Royale Theatre (now the Bernard B, Jacobs Theatre), where it ran for 747 performances. Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the story is based on the "coat of many colors" story of Joseph from the Hebrew Bible's Book of Genesis. In 1999, a movie version with Donny Osmond in the title role was released, directed by David Mallet.
In celebration of this day, we bring you a medley from the show as performed at the 1982 Tony Awards. Click below to check it out!